Translation of "reference" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈref·əəns/ us /ˈref·ər·əns/

a letter that is written by someone who knows you to say if you are suitable for a job or course

carta de recomendación

something you say or write about someone or something

In his book he makes several references to his time in France.

[ no plural ] the act of looking at something to get information

Please keep this handout for future reference (= to look at in the future).

(Translation of “reference” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)